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samuel butler quotes
"Genius might be described as a supreme capacity for getting its possessors into trouble of all kinds."
"To live is like love, all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it."
"Friendship is like money, easier made than kept."
"Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often."
"Life is not an exact science, it is an art."
"Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises."
"To live is like to love - all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it."
"For truth is precious and divine; Too rich a pearl for carnal swine."
"Loyalty is still the same,
Whether it win or lose the game;
True as a dial to the sun,
Although it be not shined upon."